EDITOR'S NOTE: NFL.com gathered writers and broadcasters from around the country to play GM for the NFL teams they cover on a daily basis. Beginning with the Dolphins' No. 1 overall pick on March 21 and ending with the Giants' selection on April 20, each writer went "on the clock." Here is how the first round played out:

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1. Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins struggled through a 1-15 season, and new Executive Vice President of Football Operations Bill Parcells is looking to upgrade the team's talent at virtually every position. The Miami Herald's Jeff Darlington makes the first overall pick for the Dolphins. Get the pick here


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2. St. Louis Rams
The Rams already possess solid performers at running back, receiver and quarterback, so will the team build around those offensive mainstays or continue rebuilding the defense? Nick Wagoner from Stlouisrams.com makes the second overall pick. Get the pick here


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3. Atlanta Falcons
Mike Smith takes over as head coach of a team that requires coonsiderable help at a number of positions. Steve Wyche from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution makes the Falcons' third overall pick. Get the pick here


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4. Oakland Raiders
Last year, the Raiders used the No. 1 overall pick on quarterback JaMarcus Russell. Will Oakland look to add more talent on offense? Find out as Ray Ratto from the San Francisco Chronicle steps in to make the fourth overall pick for the Raiders. Get the pick here


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5. Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs are desperate for help on the offensive line and at cornerback. Is that what Kansas City is targeting in the first round? Adam Teicher from the Kansas City Star makes the fifth overall pick. Get the pick here


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6. New York Jets
Despite already having Kellen Clemens and Chad Pennington at quarterback, could the Jets be looking to upgrade that position? Find out as Tom Rock from Newsday.com makes the Jets' first-round pick. Get the pick here


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7. New England Patriots

(from San Francisco 49ers)
The Patriots lost their first-round pick, but a trade with the 49ers gives New England the No. 7 overall selection. How will the Patriots reload with the seventh overall pick? Mike Reiss from the Boston Globe makes the Patriots' pick. Get the pick here


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8. Baltimore Ravens
The Ravens fell from 13-3 division winners to last-place finishers. How will Baltimore begin its rebuilding project? Jamison Hensley from the Baltimore Sun makes the eighth overall pick. Get the pick here


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9. Cincinnati Bengals
The pieces appear in place for a solid offense, but can the defense use a serious upgrade in talent? Mark Curnutte from the Cincinnati Enquirer make the Bengals' pick. Get the pick here


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10. New Orleans Saints
Can New Orleans regain the level it attained when it went on a run to the NFC Championship in 2006? Perhaps the perfect piece can be added in the draft. Bobby Hebert from WWL 870am makes the 10th overall pick for the Saints. Get the pick here


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11. Buffalo Bills
The Bills addressed some key areas through free agency. What position may Buffalo look to upgrade in the draft? Allen Wilson from the Buffalo News has one possible answer. Get the pick here


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12. Denver Broncos
The Broncos always have an eye on running backs. Does that mean Denver is looking for another runner for its stable? Jeff Legwold from the Rocky Mountain News makes the 12th overall pick. Get the pick here


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13. Carolina Panthers
Will the Panthers' offseason offensive line overhaul continue with April's draft? Darin Gantt from the Rock Hill Herald breaks that down as he makes the Panthers' pick. Get the pick here


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14. Chicago Bears
With a solid defense already in place, the Bears could be looking to add talent to the offense. Jeff Joniak, Bears play-by-play from WBBM, makes the 14th overall pick. Get the pick here


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15. Detroit Lions
Are the Lions going to be tempted to take another wide receiver in the first round of the draft? Or, has that fad passed? Jim Brandstatter, the Lions' radio analyst, makes the 15th overall pick. Get the pick here


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16. Arizona Cardinals
Edgerrin James will turn 30 this year, a dreaded age for running backs. Does that mean the Cardinals may be looking for a replacement? Darren Urban from AZCardinals.com makes the 16th overall pick. Get the pick here


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17. Minnesota Vikings
Can the Vikings get the right complimentary player for Adrian Peterson? Judd Zulgad from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune makes the Vikings' selection. Get the pick here


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18. Houston Texans
Throughout their six-year history, the Texans have never fully solved their offensive line issues. Can they add more talent through the draft? John McClain from the Houston Chronicle makes the 18th overall pick. Get the pick here


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19. Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles could be on the lookout for a young, dynamic playmaker on both sides of the ball. Which position may they be looking at? Anthony Gargano from WIP 610am makes the 19th overall pick. Get the pick here


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20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers could be on the lookout for a physical receiver. However, depth in the secondary is also a concern. Scott Reynolds from Pewterreport.com makes the 20th overall pick. Get the pick here


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21. Washington Redskins
John Riggins makes the 21st overall pick. What position does the Hall of Famer think the Redskins need the most help at? Get the pick here


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22. Dallas Cowboys

(from Cleveland Browns)
Nick Eatman from the Cowboys.com has his pick for the selection the Cowboys received in the trade with the Browns, so Cleveland could acquire Brady Quinn in last year's draft. Get the pick here


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23. Pittsburgh Steelers
Could the Steelers be looking to rebuild their offensive line? Or, will receiver be a bigger need? Bob Labriola of Steelers.com makes the pick. Get the pick here


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24. Tennessee Titans
Frank Wycheck, former Titans tight end and current Titans radio analyst on WKDF, makes the 24th overall pick. Get the pick here


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25. Seattle Seahawks
Is a youth movement in store for the Seahawks? Find out as Clare Farnsworth of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer makes the 25th overall pick. Get the pick here


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26. Jacksonville Jaguars
The need for the Jaguars is at defensive end, but the question is: Will there still be value at the position when the Jaguars are on the clock? Michael C. Wright of the Florida Times-Union makes 26th overall pick. Get the pick here


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27. San Diego Chargers
The Chargers were one step away from the Super Bowl last season. Can they find the necessary piece of the championship puzzle in this year's draft? Jorge Villanueva, the Chargers' Spanish language play-by-play announcer, makes the 27th overall pick. Get the pick here


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28. Dallas Cowboys
It's a golden opportunity to reload for Dallas, so will it reach for a position of need or grab the best player available? Mickey Spagnola of Dallascowboys.com, makes the Cowboys' second first-round pick. Get the pick here


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29. San Francisco 49ers

(from Indianapolis Colts)
The 49ers selected two starters in the first round of last year's draft (Patrick Willis and Joe Staley). Can they find another key contributor this year? Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee makes the 29th overall pick. Get the pick here


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30. Green Bay Packers
The Packers may possess a potent offense, but Brett Favre's retirement added another hole to fill on the team's roster. Mike Vandermause of the Green Bay Press-Gazette makes the Packers' pick. Get the pick here


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31. New York Giants
The defending Super Bowl champions still have some key holes to fill on the defense. Is that the route the Giants will go? Find out as Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star Ledger makes the final pick of the first round. Get the pick here


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